Orlando Hotels Near Disney World
There are over 800 Orlando hotels near Disney World, so there are plenty of choices. When choosing a hotel near Disney you must first decide on what your budget for lodging is going to be. Then decide what amenities are important to you and your family.
Orlando Hotels Near Disney Specials
Sheraton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort
This hotel is located just a ½ mile to Disney World. It features an onsite restaurant, beautifully remodeled rooms, and free shuttle service to Walt Disney World Resort. This hotel has a huge resort style pool which the entire hotel is built around.
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Location of Hotels near Disney World
There are three main locations of hotels near Disney. Kissimmee FL hotels was the first area built, some of these hotels were built in the mid to late 1970’s and many of these hotel properties are motel style with exterior corridors. The Kissimmee hotels are located on the South side of Disney World on State Route 192.
The newest area which has been developed near Disney World is the Lake Buena Vista hotels. This area built on the North side of Disney World on State Route 525. Most of these hotels were built in the last 15 years so these properties are going to be much newer and then Kissimmee hotels.
Your third choice is hotels inside Disney World. These hotels include Disney owned properties and many independent hotels which have been built on Hotels Blvd. near Disney Springs area. Most of these independent hotels are still held to the same high standards as Disney World hotels and they also offer some of the main benefits such as early entrances into the parks and free shuttle service every 30 minutes.
Amenities of Hotels Close to Disney World
Over the past 20 years, hotels close to Disney World have been in an arms race to attract guests to stay at their hotel. Families have realized you do not need to stay at the theme parks from 9am to 9pm everyday of your vacation.
The weather in Orlando is mild year-round, so almost every hotel has a pool area. Some of these pool areas are extremely lavish and offer plenty of activities while some are simply a rectangular hotel in the ground. Some hotels near Disney World have upped the game and built huge waterparks such as the Holiday Inn Waterpark Hotel near Disney World. This hotel has 7 waterslides, and many children activities going on throughout the day.
Hotels near Walt Disney World Rates
The nightly rates at hotels near Walt Disney World will vary greatly depending upon many different factors: time of year you are traveling, time of week you are traveling, where you want to stay, and what amenities you want in your Orlando hotel.
Tips for getting the best nightly rate
Typically, the Kissimmee hotels are going to be a little cheaper than Lake Buena Vista and Downtown Disney hotels are usually more expensive than Lake Buena Vista properties. If you visit during the off season or shoulder season your rates will be much better than if you visit during high season. So when is high season? Anytime kids are out of school is considered high season such as Christmas, Spring Break, Easter, and Summertime. If you are going to visit a hotel near Disney during high season, if you can travel Sunday through Thursday you will find the nightly rates cheaper by as much as 25%. Orlando is quickly becoming a weekend destination city so Friday and Saturday nights are much more expensive than week day rates.
Resort Fees close to Walt Disney World
All the hotels near Disney World charge a nightly resort fee. These are fees usually paid by the guests at check-in that are over and above the nightly rate. These fees can range in price from $7 to over $50. Check the fine print when book your hotel room. Here at OrlandoVacation.com we make sure to highlight all fees that the guests will be responsible for when staying at the hotel.
Advice for booking a Hotel near Disney
If you are booking a hotel near Disney and you want the best deal, consider booking a Disney World Vacation Package complete with hotel and Disney World tickets. By combining the tickets with your lodging, we can offer you the best deal.
We also suggest booking a Disney Good Neighbor Hotel. These hotels have been evaluated by Disney World employees to make sure they meet the high standards Disney World has set for their guests to stay in while they are in Orlando. Click here for a list of Orlando Disney Good Neighbor Hotels.
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